Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News and Notes: Nov. 11, 2011

November 11th, 2011 by Alison Myers Leave a reply »
Last week, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins finally broke their home losing streak and kept up a perfect record on the road, propelling them to the top of the AHL’s East Division.

The week also saw the most player movement between Wilkes-Barre and Pittsburgh since the start of the season.

Who’s up, who’s down and how did the Penguins get into first place?

Keep reading to find out in this week’s edition of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News and Notes.


Penguins Shut Out Bears for First Home Win

The Penguins got their first win of the year at Mohegan Sun Arena last Friday night by defeating their intrastate rivals, the Hershey Bears, by a score of 4-0.

Colin McDonald had a two-point night with a goal and an assist, while Joey Mormina had a rare two-goal performance, including a shorthanded, empty-net goal in the final 2:43 of the third period.

Jason Williams also scored for the Penguins, and Brad Thiessen stopped 19 shots for the shutout.

In the Bears net, former Penguins netminder and 2006 AHL Goaltender of the Year Dany Sabourin was pulled after su ...

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